Google’s Portable Data Centers & Alternative Internet Speculation

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from PBS’s Robert X. Cringely covers Google apparently having developed
incredibly compact data centers that can fit into a shipping container, suitable
for perhaps dropping at internet nexus points. Purpose? Cringely speculates that
high speed data centers plus its own bandwidth means Google will effectively
have its own internet, giving it a competitive advantage that others can’t meet.

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